Rivers United Nyima Nwagua Bags Sports Man Of The Year Award


Rivers United forward Nyima Nwagua has added another feather to his cap as he was recently honoured with My Bori My City Sports Man of the Year 2022 award.

The award was in recognition of his consistency in the field of play and contributions towards the development of sports.

The organizer of the rising brand of #MyBoriMyCity, Mr. Smith Barinua presented the award to Nyima Nwagua just after Rivers United saw off Niger Tornadoes 3-0 on Monday at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.

At the brief event, Barinua said: “We considered you a worthy recipient of this award due to your consistency in the field of play and your contributions to sports development in Bori, Ogoni LGA, Rivers State, Nigeria and beyond.”

Nyima Nwagua in action for Rivers United

Responding, the power forward praised the contribution of his Rivers United teammates. He also appreciated the honour done to him and promised not to rest on his oars.

“I want to use this opportunity to thank my teammates and God Almighty for the award given to me and i want to encourage the youths that working hard, praying and believing in yourself can take you to greater heights.”

“Also, I want to also tell the youths to shun violence, keep their faith in God and keep pushing, one day it will turn out good for them. I have never seen anyone that trusted in God and he didn’t get what he wanted.”

“Thank you. I appreciate my teammates for the support and everything. Thank you very much” he said.